Greta called the expansion of the mine a betrayal of present and future generations. He said that Germany is one of the biggest polluters in the world and should be held accountable.
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Police in western Germany detained Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and other protesters near a coal mine on Tuesday. Here these people were protesting against the demolition of a village to make way for the expansion of the mine. greta thunberg Hundreds of people protesting against mining in several places in the West German state of North Rhine-Westphalia are protesting to save the German village.
According to media reports, thousands of people had gathered to protest against mining. Police had removed protesters hiding in underground tunnels and buildings until last week, but some protesters, including Greta Thunberg, remained on strike until Tuesday. Climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained for protesting against a coal mine about 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) from Luetzerth. Thunberg was seen sitting alone in a large police bus after being taken into custody.
Appeal to cooperate in the investigation
According to a news agency report, the police said that Greta Thunberg has been detained. Along with this, an appeal has been made to the protesters to cooperate in the investigation. Aachen police said that Thunberg was among a group of workers and ran after the police, while the worker jumped into the mine.
addressed 6000 protesters
According to media reports, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addressed around 6,000 protesters who marched towards Lutzerth on Saturday. He called the expansion of the mine a betrayal of present and future generations. He said that Germany is one of the biggest polluters in the world and should be held accountable.
Greta came in discussion in 2018
Greta Thunberg first came into limelight in May 2018. At that time she was only 15 years old. He won the first prize for writing an essay on global warming in a local newspaper. Three months later, Thunberg started demonstrating outside the Swedish Parliament. It demanded that the Swedish government fulfill the terms of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. She stood with a hoarding in her hand, on which it was written – School strike for environment
Powerful speech given in United Nations
In September 2019, Greta Thunberg gave a powerful speech at the United Nations. Addressing the gathering, he said, how dare you? I should not have been here but should have been at school right now. You have stolen my childhood and my dreams with your empty words. Time magazine has also declared Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year. Now Greta Thunberg’s name is also running for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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